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The 1980s Users' Performance in the 1990s

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Case studies are presented of five high‐yield US companies and the strategies they have pursued to maximize the value of their assets, labor force, products and markets. The examples show how ... More


Mr. X and the Pacific: George F. Kennan and American Policy in East Asia

Paul J. Heer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501711145
eISBN:
9781501711169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501711145.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book chronicles and assesses the little-known involvement of US diplomat George F. Kennan—renowned as an expert on the Soviet Union—in US policy toward East Asia, primarily in the early Cold War ... More


Arc of Containment: Britain, the United States, and Anticommunism in Southeast Asia

Wen-Qing Ngoei

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501716409
eISBN:
9781501716423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716409.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book recasts the history of American empire in Southeast and East Asia from the Pacific War through the end of U.S. intervention in Vietnam. It argues that anticommunist nationalism in Southeast ... More


The 1990s: Clinton and the Failure of Containment and Engagement

Steven Hurst

in The United States and the Iranian Nuclear Programme: A Critical History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780748682638
eISBN:
9781474453912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682638.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter three explores developments under Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton. It examines the continued development of the Iranian nuclear programme, US efforts to curtail it, and the ... More


The United States and Iraq since 1979: Hegemony, Oil and War

Steven Hurst

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627677
eISBN:
9780748672103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627677.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines American policy toward Iraq between 1979 and 2009. In that period American policy evolved through a series of stages: Initially, the Iranian Revolution and fear of an Iranian ... More


The Geopolitical Reinvention of the Holy War

Manlio Graziano

in Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231174626
eISBN:
9780231543910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174626.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is about the exploitation of religion in Afghanistan for international political reasons.


Action women

Lisa Purse

in Contemporary Action Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638178
eISBN:
9780748670857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638178.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter introduces and historicises the key debates about the female action hero, before offering an extended investigation of the representation of the female action hero in contemporary action ... More


Strategies of Containment and Their Aporia

Katsuya Hirano

in The Politics of Dialogic Imagination: Power and Popular Culture in Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226060422
eISBN:
9780226060736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060736.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 1 explores the ideological and socioeconomic structures constructed by the founders of the Tokugawa government as the mechanism of rule capable of sustaining the newly unified polity after ... More


The Queen’s Right and the Quaker’s Relation

Lisa Brooks

in Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip's War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300196733
eISBN:
9780300231113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196733.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter analyzes the origins of King Philip’s War from within Wampanoag territory, highlighting the perspectives of Wampanoag leaders, including Metacom (or Philip) and Weetamoo, as recorded by ... More


Aftermath of Korea: The End of a Strategic Vision for East Asia

Paul J. Heer

in Mr. X and the Pacific: George F. Kennan and American Policy in East Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501711145
eISBN:
9781501711169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501711145.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses how the impact of the Korean War undermined and ultimately destroyed Kennan’s strategic vision for US policy in East Asia. It led to the US militarization of Japan; US security ... More


Vietnam: “My Piece Has Been Spoken”

Paul J. Heer

in Mr. X and the Pacific: George F. Kennan and American Policy in East Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501711145
eISBN:
9781501711169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501711145.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter chronicles Kennan’s emergence as a public critic of US involvement in the Vietnam War fifteen years after he had warned against a US military commitment in Indochina. This episode echoed ... More


Legacies of Engagement with East Asia

Paul J. Heer

in Mr. X and the Pacific: George F. Kennan and American Policy in East Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501711145
eISBN:
9781501711169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501711145.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter summarizes Kennan’s experience with East Asia and the legacies of his engagement with the region. It surveys his strategic approach to the Far East and highlights his ... More


From civil rights to multiculturalism

Chris Gilligan

in Northern Ireland and the Crisis of Anti-Racism: Rethinking Racism and Sectarianism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719086526
eISBN:
9781526128621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086526.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter highlights the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland in the late 1960s and early 1970s as an example of an anti-racist (anti-sectarian) movement with an emancipatory dynamic. The ... More


Between Family and the Nation: Gorgo in the Cinema 1

Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos

in Ancient Greek Women in Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199678921
eISBN:
9780191760259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678921.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the representation of Gorgo in two Hollywood productions, The 300 Spartans (1962, directed by Rudolph Maté) and 300 (2007, directed by Zack Snyder). It shows that both cinematic ... More


Babies in Boxes: Finding and Loving Other People’s Children

Susan Honeyman

in Perils of Protection: Shipwrecks, Orphans, and Children's Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496819895
eISBN:
9781496819932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819895.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter will setup a temporal contrast for twenty-first-century tendencies by reaching further into a generalized past, beginning with folklore and traditions of child a bandonment and adoption, ... More


“I Don’t Know Why This Is Happening”: Shamed Everymen and America’s Own Unknowable Monsters

Glen Donnar

in Troubling Masculinities: Terror, Gender, and Monstrous Others in American Film Post-9/11

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828576
eISBN:
9781496828620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828576.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines imaginings of living through terror. Cloverfield’s (2008) hand-held amateur camera aesthetic and giant monster’s unmotivated attack on NYC indirectly restages the terror of ... More


First Encounters

Francine R. Frankel

in When Nehru Looked East: Origins of India-US Suspicion and India-China Rivalry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190064341
eISBN:
9780190064372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064341.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Nehru’s forceful arguments that Asia would emerge from the retreat of British colonialism with new strength and vitality to become subjects of foreign policy found no place in Washington’s bipolar ... More


Fears of Contagion, Strategies of Containment: Pathologizing Homosexuality, Incarcerating Bodies, and Reshaping the Southern Prison Farm

Robert T. Chase

in We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653570
eISBN:
9781469653594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653570.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

The first chapter offers an analysis of prison reform through the lens of sexualized containment, where elite northern reformers sought to replace the notorious 1940s prison farm and open dormitory ... More


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